Country Cottage Green 1940 Motorola 55x15 Tube AM Radio Original Factory Quaint Design!
DESCRIPTION: If you remember sitting in Grandma's kitchen and hearing her radio in the background, this is that radio. Grandma took care of her things too judging by the condition of this radio that is almost 70 years old. The flowers on this wood cabinet antique radio are not painted on they are original Motorola factory decals. This was made in the 1940s not the 1840s! Not added on by some previous owner. Vintage wood tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Motorola in 1940 in excellent+ physical and working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Wood cabinet is in excellent plus structural condition. There is some issue with the paint on the top of the radio that has been over-sprayed with factory matching color paint. There is no discoloration but the finish texture is uneven. There is a round area on top where this is evident, but did not get picked up very well by the camera close-up. Grill and grill cloth is in good condition with no dents, dings, rust, or warping, but is worn around the left knob. Motorola label on front tuning glass is in very good condition with little flaking or rub off. The knobs are in excellent condition and securely attached. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on tuning dial lettering. The clear bezel is securely attached no cracks or scratches. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. The tuning indicator button is in excellent condition.Tuning dial light works and lights brightly! All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! The tubes are working fine. All out-of-spec resistors have been replaced with modern correct value and voltage equivalents. There is no loud or pervasive hum. There is no loud or pervasive static between stations unless you operate near modern megahertz devices. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. Backing board is in good condition with crisp square corners. The power cord and plug are good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection. Comes from non-smoking, mature, clean professional environment no pets.
COLOR: Painted pastel green with factory flower decals
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic
Period: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier